It’s not easy being either a cricket fan or an official from the International Cricket Council (ICC) these days. Why? Well, rain gods are to be blamed for it. As many as four matches have been abandoned so far in ICC’s flagship tournament, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (ICC CWC 2019). The last fixture called off was that of India vs New Zealand and Indian fans are made at ICC, so much so that they are trending #ShameOnICC for poor scheduling and management. Nevertheless, it’s time for the next match, which will be played between hosts England and West Indies at Rose Bowl Cricket Ground in Hampshire, Southampton. This means it’s time to check out Southampton weather live updates, because nothing is more important than the weather report and rain forecast. LatestLY brings you hour by hour rain forecast ahead of England vs West Indies CWC 2019 match at Hampshire Bowl. England vs West Indies Cricket Score 19th ODI Match in ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019.
Rose Bowl Cricket Ground which is also known as Hampshire Bowl and Ageas Bowl will be hosting England vs West Indies match on June 14 (Friday). This is going to be the fourth match of the tournament for both the sides, with England winning two and losing one. While Windies have won one, lost one and had one no-result game. England are placed at fourth spot and West Indies take sixth place in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 points table. The latter are hoping to put their best foot forward, especially after their match against South Africa was washed out. England vs West Indies ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Weather Report: Check Out the Rain Forecast and Pitch Report of Rose Bowl in Southampton.
Speaking of weather conditions and rain forecast in Southampton, it does not look ideal for a matchday. It is cloudy with light showers. It appears clouds giving way to some sun, but it going to be mostly cloudy in the first half of the day. The good news as per latest weather update from Southampton is that during the toss which is 2.30pm IST (Indian Standard Time) or 9.00am GMT (local time), it will be partly sunny. There could be showers around 4 and 5 pm IST but post that the entire day is expected to be sunny. So, it really depends how much of time is consumed to dry the outfield in case there’s rain showers for couple of hours. England vs West Indies Head-to-Head Record: Ahead of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Clash, Here Are Match Results of Last 5 ENG vs WI Encounters!
Cricket fans are desperately waiting for the match to take place. If it’s another washout or rain-hampered match day, the organisers are definitely in to face more of fans’ ire. As for the two sides, England and West Indies, they would also be itching to play a full game.